Different Seasons

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Hodder & Stoughton, Mar 22, 2010 - Fiction - 300 pages
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In this classic collection of four novellas, the grand master takes you on irresistible journeys into the far reaches of horror, heartache and hope.

Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption is the story of two men convicted of murder – one guilty, one innocent – who form the perfect partnership as they dream up a scheme to escape from prison.

In Apt Pupil a golden schoolboy entices an old man with a past to join him in a dreadful union.

The Body sees four young boys venture into the woods and find life, death... and the end of innocence.

The Breathing Method is the tale of a doctor who goes to his club and discovers a woman who is determined to give birth – no matter what.

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Best of King's writing. - Goodreads
I always find the ending so unpredictable and shocking. - Goodreads
This was a good selection of stories. - Goodreads
Stephen King is of course the master of storytelling. - Goodreads
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I remember reading this story as an ensign in the Navy, pregnant with my first child. It was lunchtime, and I was reading at my desk, as I was wont to do. I hit the microwave scene, and...note to self ... Read full review

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I want to give this 2 or 3 stars and say it the horror was too predictable, etc , but the truth is I was happy to drive to far-away places so that I'd get to listen to this book. So I gave it the honest rating of 4 stars but I feel embarrassed, like I just gave porn 4 stars or something Read full review

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About the author (2010)

STEPHEN KING is a master of the novella and short narrative form. As he describes it: 'A short story is like a kiss in the dark from a stranger.' King's novellas and stories are among his most popular and some have been turned into celebrated films including STAND BY ME and THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION.

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